The Press Registry Section within the Department of Information keeps and updates the register of newspapers in terms of the Press Act.

Whosoever is the editor of a newspaper shall, within 10 days of his becoming editor, fill in the application form and hand it in to the Press Registry declaring his personal information and details of the newspaper. The editor must keep the Press Registry at all times informed of his place of residence and shall communicate to the Registrar any change in his place of residence within 10 days of such change. The editor must also keep the Press Registry informed if s/he will be unavailable, providing details of the person who will take over as acting editor in his absence, specifying the dates.

What you'll get

Information is updated in the Press Register.


Anyone who is resident in Malta and who has attained the age of 18.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.